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DOC 75, recto
DOC 75, recto

Letter

DOC 75

Northern Afghanistan

late 4th century AD

DOC 75, recto
DOC 75, rolled and selaed
DOC 75, verso

Letter

DOC 75

Northern Afghanistan

late 4th century AD

ink on leather; with clay sealing

10.9 x 18.8cm

Bactrian document; recto: 10 lines + 4 lines; verso: 3 lines (address). Complete letter, found rolled and sealed; sealing intact.

The letter is from Khol Aramigan and is addressed to Nawaz Khahrugan. It relates to the possible exchange of a good mule for a concubine.

N. Sims-Williams, Bactrian Documents from Northern Afghanistan II, Studies in the Khalili Collection, volume III, part II, London 2007, Document cf, pp.78–9.

N. Sims-Williams, Bactrian Documents from Northern Afghanistan III, Studies in the Khalili Collection, volume III, part III, London 2012, Document cf, p.21, pls 140–41.